AIF’s “Festival Fever” campaign and competition, launched today, is an initiative that aims to highlight the cultural and economic impact of independent festivals (like Greenbelt) – focusing on the broad experiential, multi-arts offering of its various member events.
Greenbelt has a special place in people’s hearts. For me, it all started when I attended my first festival in 2002 at Cheltenham. I was 12 years old and I instantly loved it. At the age of 18, after a friend was unable to attend, I volunteered for the first time.
As we sell the last few tickets of the 5,000 weekend tickets we’ve made available so far for this year’s festival, we wanted to share with you a bit more about the practical things, the things that will be different and developed after our first year making a festival at Boughton House last year.
It’s not every day you get to caper on the lawn of a Duke.
This week, we’re proud to celebrate a clutch of great women who will be on the bill for this summer’s Greenbelt Festival, The Bright Field.
ArtAction, the group which brought the live link with the Project Fukushima Music Festival to Greenbelt in 2012, is a collective of artists, curators, gallerists and writers who are exploring various means to show solidarity and support for people who have been affected by natural and manmade disasters.